Cadeby is a name whose history is connected to the ancient Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Cadeby family once lived in one of various settlements called Caeby
, Leicester, and the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Early Origins of the Cadeby family
The surname Cadeby was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Cadeby family
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Cadeby Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations
were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Cadeby family name include Cadby, Cadeby, Kaddeby, Cadebi, Cathebi, Caudby and many more.
Early Notables of the Cadeby family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cadeby family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland
, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Cadeby surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Thos. Cadby, who came to Virginia in 1638; Tho Cadby, who came to Virginia in 1638; and Stephen Cadby, who settled in Indiana sometime between 1840 and 1843..